Flashes fall to Minnesota by 12, but it was a lot closer

Flashes lost to the Big Ten’s Minnesota, 85-73, in game of big swings.

Kent State trailed by 17 in the first quarter, rallied to within one at halftime and took an eight-point lead in the third quarter.  

Then Minnesota made a 10-0 run and pulled away in the last minute and a half of the game with free throws by their preseason all-American, Rachel Banham. 
KSU sophomore forward Jordan Korinek had a career-high 22 points, allong with 7 rebounds, to lead the Flashes. Larissa Lurken and Naddiyah Cross had 13, and Chelsi Watson had 10. 

Kent was 3 for 27 on three-pointers. 

It also forced 20 turnovers, leading to 21 points, while committing just 14 turnovers. The Flashes had 21 second-chance points on 15 offensive rebounds. 

KSU is now 1-3; Minnesota is 3-0.  

More detailed story will follow. 

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